SPA SECTION NEWSLETTER, Volume XXII, Issue 70

AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION
SPA SECTION NEWSLETTER
Volume XXII, Issue 70
December 23, 2015

Editor: Peter Chi
Co-Editor: Guan Le
Distribution Support: Sharon Uy, Todd King, Kevin Addison
Email: editor at igpp.ucla.edu

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Table of Contents

1. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria, April 17-22, 2016, Vienna, Austria 2. List of Sun and Heliosphere (ST1) Sessions
3. List of Magnetosphere (ST2) Sessions
4. List of Ionosphere and Thermosphere (ST3) Sessions
5. List of Space Weather and Space Climate (ST4) Sessions
6. List of Other Sessions Related to SPA

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European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria, April 17-22, 2016, Vienna, Austria

Meeting Web Site:
http://www.egu2016.eu/

Important Dates:
* Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts: January 13, 2016 (13:00 Central European Time) * Deadline for Early Registration Rates: March 17, 2016

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List of Sun and Heliosphere (ST1) Sessions

ST1.1
Open Session on the Sun and Heliosphere (including Julius Bartels Medal Lecture) Convener: Olga Malandraki | Co-Conveners: Manuela Temmer , Volker Bothmer

ST1.2/PS5.3
Multipoint observations and modeling of the heliospheric plasma processes and their effects on the planets (co-organized)
Convener: Manuela Temmer | Co-Conveners: Andrea Opitz , Christian Möstl , Volker Bothmer http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20495

ST1.3
Physics of the Outer Heliosphere, Particle Acceleration, and Solar Wind Disturbances: Preparation for IMAP Convener: Mihir Desai | Co-Conveners: Nicola Fox , Hans-Jörg Fahr http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20708

ST1.4
Turbulence and Instabilities in Space Plasmas
Convener: Christopher Chen | Co-Conveners: Olga Alexandrova , Luca Sorriso-Valvo http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20709

ST1.5
Particle acceleration mechanisms in solar system plasmas: observations and theory
Convener: Alessandro Retinò | Co-Conveners: Harald Kucharek , Hamish Reid , Adam Masters , Drew Turner http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20705

ST1.6
Energy dissipation and particle energization in solar wind, bow shock and magnetosheath
Convener: Andris Vaivads | Co-Conveners: Alessandro Retinò , Yuri Khotyaintsev , Jan Soucek , Francesco Valentini , C.-Philippe Escoubet http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20706

ST1.7
Insights for Early Predictions of Magnetic and Dynamic Properties of Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections using Observations, Theory and Modeling Convener: Emilia Kilpua | Co-Conveners: N. P. Savani , Spiros Patsourakos http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20720

ST1.8
Progress in Space Sciences Fostered by the European Commission
Convener: Giovanni Lapenta | Co-Conveners: Olga Malandraki , Manolis Georgoulis , Richard Harrison , Natalia Ganushkina http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20501

PS5.2/ST1.9
Planetary, Solar and Heliospheric Radio Emissions (co-organized) Convener: Patrick Galopeau | Co-Convener: Mohammed Y. Boudjada http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20385

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List of Magnetosphere (ST2) Sessions

ST2.1
Open Session on the Magnetosphere (including Hannes Alfvén Medal Lecture) Convener: Natalia Ganushkina | Co-Convener: Yulia Bogdanova Abstract submission Convener Login

PS5.1/ST2.2
Planetary Plasma Physics and Interactions in the Solar System (co-organized)
Convener: Philippe Garnier | Co-Conveners: Aikaterini Radioti , Anna Milillo , Natalia Ganushkina http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20384

ST2.3
Multi-point observations and simulations of magnetospheric processes Convener: Arnaud Masson | Co-Conveners: Rumi Nakamura , C.-Philippe Escoubet http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20717

ST2.4
Magnetosheath regions and associated boundary layer processes
Convener: Lucile Turc | Co-Conveners: Andrew Dimmock , Emilia Kilpua , Katariina Nykyri http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20718

ST2.5
Identifying Dominant Acceleration, Loss, and Transport Processes Affecting The Dynamics of Electron and Proton Radiation Belts Convener: S. Bourdarie | Co-Conveners: Ioannis A. Daglis , Yuri Shprits http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20715

ST2.6
Earth magnetosphere physics and geomagnetic storms
Convener: Sid-Ali OUADFEUL | Co-Convener: Leila Aliouane
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20716

ST2.7
Reconnection at the Dayside Magnetopause with MMS
Convener: James Burch | Co-Conveners: Rumi Nakamura , Thomas E Moore http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20714

ST2.8
Theory and Simulation of Solar System Plasmas: Focus on the MMS Mission
Convener: Jörg Büchner | Co-Conveners: Giovanni Lapenta , Minna Palmroth , Maha Ashour-Abdalla http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20698

ST2.9
Ionospheric Outflow From Earth and Other Terrestrial Planets Convener: Lukas Maes | Co-Conveners: Stein Haaland , Hans Nilsson , Andrew Yau http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20721

ST2.10
Dipolarization fronts in planetary magnetotails
Convener: Martin Volwerk | Co-Conveners: Daniel Schmid , Maria Hamrin http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20722

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List of Ionosphere and Thermosphere (ST3) Sessions

ST3.1
Open Session on the Ionosphere and Thermosphere
Convener: Jan Laštovička | Co-Conveners: Dalia Buresova , Carlo Scotto

AS1.21/ST3.2
Joint Session of the MLT and the VarSITI-ROSMIC program (co-organized)
Convener: Martin Kaufmann | Co-Conveners: Peter Preusse , Franz-Josef Lübken , Jan Laštovička http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/19972

ST3.3
The Dynamical Ionosphere
Convener: Massimo Materassi | Co-Conveners: Elena Kronberg , Manuel Hernandez-Pajares http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20697

G5.1/ST3.4
Observation-based modeling of the ionosphere – from Sun to Earth (co-organized)
Convener: Marco Limberger | Co-Conveners: Volker Bothmer , Mahmut Onur Karslioglu , Andrzej Krankowski , Angela Aragon-Angel http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20164

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List of Space Weather and Space Climate (ST4) Sessions

ST4.1
Space Weather and its Effects on Terrestrial and Geo-Space Environments: Science and Application Convener: Hanna Rothkaehl | Co-Convener: Viviane Pierrard

ST4.2
Extreme space weather scenarios
Convener: Carlos Armiens | Co-Conveners: Nigel Meredith , Alan Thomson http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20702

ST4.3
Energetic Particles in the Heliosphere and their Influence on Space Weather, Space Climate and the Terrestrial Atmosphere.
Convener: Simon Thomas | Co-Conveners: Timo Laitinen , Ilya Usoskin , Keri Nicoll , Bernd Heber http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20710

ST4.4
Advances in investigation of solar-terrestrial activity in the wake of upcoming Maunder Minimum.
Convener: Valentina Zharkova | Co-Conveners: Nicola Scafetta , Jan-Erik Solheim http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20704

ST4.5
The impact of solar activity during present solar cycle -24 (the weakest one in history) on heliospheric physics and space weather Convener: Ahmed Hady | Co-Convener: Christine Amory-Mazaudier http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20707

ST4.6/CL2.05
Solar Irradiance variability and its effects on Climate (co-organized) Convener: Martin Snow | Co-Conveners: K. Tourpali , Stergios Misios http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20699

EMRP2.6/PS9.9/ST4.7
The present decay of the geomagnetic field and insights for its future evolution (co-organized)
Convener: Susan Macmillan | Co-Conveners: Ingo Wardinski , Roman Leonhardt, Leonardo Sagnotti http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20110

GI2.1/AS4.15/BG1.20/CL5.18/NH1.22/OS1.23/PS9.11/ST4.8
Atmospheric and Meteorological Instrumentation (co-organized)
Convener: Jothiram Vivekanandan | Co-Conveners: Mike Rose , Christoph Waldmann , Manfred Lange , Anders La Cour-Harbo , Guifu Zhang http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20195

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List of Other Sessions Related to SPA

PS2.4/AS4.35
Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planets (co-organized)
Convener: Emmanuel Marcq | Co-Convener: Francisco González-Galindo http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/20380

AS4.34/PS9.7
Impacts of cosmic dust in the terrestrial and other planetary atmospheres (co-organized) Convener: John Plane | Co-Conveners: Jorge Chau , Zoltan Sternovsky http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/21028

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